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Blue Duck Tavern

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24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037 (24 & M Streets NW)
+1 202-419-6755
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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Toronto
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212 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If travels brings me to D.C. again, I will definitely have another meal there. Great decor, top notch service, and great food. Just what one expects from a Michelin restaurant.

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened upon the BDT last year when we were staying at a nearby hotel. When we were planning this weekend, the first thing my husband wanted was to make a reservation here! We went this am. We were casually dressed because we were on our way to the march, but we didn't feel out of place. The atmosphere, service,... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chose to eat breakfast here one morning based on reviews. Honestly, not worth the cost. Food was good but not worth $100 for three people. Scrambled eggs were runny and I was served toast with no butter or jam. Service was fine, but the meal was not a good value in my opinion. There's a Starbucks around the corner (literally... More 

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, but being seated in the glass booth feels a little bit like you are the exhibit at a zoo. Duck fat fries were amazing.

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Thank Shoesprings
PHWashington, Manager at Blue Duck Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. I am glad you enjoyed the BDT fries. If you have time, please feel free to reach out to me directly at michael.bryan@hyatt.com . I would like to have the opportunity to update your preferences to insure you have a great dinning experience the next time you are in. Regards, Michael Bryan, Assistant General Manager More 

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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My visit to the Blue Duck Tavern started slow as I was underwhelmed with the service at first, although once we ordered, it started looking up very fast. The charcuterie board was superb and the duck breast surpassed my expectations. I got the apple pie for dessert and every dish I ordered was great. Although the service was slow at... More 

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PHWashington, Manager at Blue Duck Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. It sounds like you had a lovely time once we got over the initial lapse in service. Please accept my apologies for the initially slow service. I will be providing your feedback with the team. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly at michael.bryan@hyatt.com the next time you plan to come in so... More 

Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A restaurant with excellent staple food, good service, friendly and knowledgeable. Enjoyed the duck, and would recommend it highly. Also several options for private or semiprivate dining if desired personally, or preferred for a business setting.

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PHWashington, Manager at Blue Duck Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are well known for our duck and I am glad you enjoyed it when you visited. We also feature a dry aged whole duck as a special some nights that is delicious. We do offer semiprivate dinning space or if you are looking for an experience a Chef's Table for 12-18 people that is... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blown away from start to finish by the food, service and experience. Saved the visit until our last night in town and the wait was worth it. Super helpful with our GF needs and went above and beyond with every aspect of the evening almost anticipating our every need with stifling and overbearing service. Loved the open kitchen to see... More 

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PHWashington, Manager at Blue Duck Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is our goal that every guests has wonderful experience regardless of dietary needs or restriction and it sounds like you had a great time. The open kitchen is a fantastic show to watch and definitely leaves a lasting impression. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are town. All... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to describe how wonderful our Sunday brunch was at Blue Duck. The sticky buns! The grits! The mushrooms! The apple pie! Not to mention short rib scramble, smoked salmon, and kiwi sorbet. Wow! It did result in a fairly serious food coma - but totally worth it!

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PHWashington, Manager at Blue Duck Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the rave review. I am glad you enjoyed all the food. When you recover from your food coma please come back and see us. All the best, Michael Bryan, Assistant General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again the food and service were impeccable! This was our second visit and it was every bit as good as our first. Our server was once again Adrienne and she made the evening by helping us select another wonderful meal. Her descriptions and even some pictures were perfect. The food is still amazing. We had the veal chop and... More 

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PHWashington, Manager at Blue Duck Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your Blue Duck Tavern experience; we enjoy receiving feedback from our guests. I will make sure I pass you kind words onto Adrienne. Please feel free to contact me at michael.bryan@hyatt.com the next time you plan to come in to eat. I would love the opportunity to welcome you back personally. Regards, Michael Bryan, Assistant General... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for my 40th birthday and ordered super well prepared a la carte with great drinks and finished off with a tasty desert. Absolutely a higher end restaurant which is worth a visit if you are in the neighborhood. We paid around 200 USD for 2 people.

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PHWashington, Manager at Blue Duck Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. I am overjoyed that your birthday experience at Blue Duck Tavern was exceptional. Please think of us the next time you are planning a special night out. Kind regards, Michael Bryan, Assistant General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037
    (24 & M Streets NW)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro Station - Orange and Blue Lines Dupont Circle Metro Station - Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-419-6755
Description
Blue Duck Tavern, a contemporary neighborhood restaurant, invites its guests to gather and celebrate in good taste with a menu focusing on the freshest ingredients available from local purveyors and artisans. The menu notes every farm where the main ingredient for the dish was raised before its journey to the table. Dishes are genuine, time-honored and traditional -- slow roasting in wood embers, braising, preserving and smoking techniques bring the true flavors of America's great, simple and wholesome foods to the Blue Duck Tavern. The restaurant has an elegant residential feel through the open staff pantry and kitchen, wood-burning oven and the showpiece Molteni range.

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